Uomini Contro;On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops.Director: Francesco RosiItalian Language with hardcoded English Subtitles.97mins.https://mega.nz/#!PbwDHAjLkey: NEXkcXn4P5w_msOu-eKODfux1FGgwqO_IQDHqLOFL8E
The Stars of Eger;In 1552, the Ottoman Empire is the master of the Balkans, and now sets its sight upon Hungary, a divided land in the midst of turmoil and division. The Hungarian patriots take their stand at the castle of Eger, where the brave soldiers decide they will fight till the end of their lives.In Hungarian, with hardcoded English subtitles.144 mins.Link: https://mega.nz/#!eLxF2AqAKey: ZV8Uw0fqh8nE8NaB2dVXWlS20IM7HPDPzrCI-Dr1k_A
Battle of the Japan Sea;Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and a Russian fleet bears down on the Sea of Japan, which the Japanese must face in the straits of Tsushima...Japanese, with hardcoded English subtitles.127 mins.Link: https://mega.nz/#!CChFFY6JKey: F3Nj9oNWk3ViQe2g6RLwQMIx7GimVpjkXqWbHQQXr_Y
The Battle of Austerlitz;Napoleon Bonaparte (Pierre Mondy) crowns himself emperor and fights the English, Austrians and Russians in 1802.Abel Gance' depiction of the Battle of Austerlitz, the greatest victory of Napoleon. Dubbed in English from the Original French.IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053638/Link: https://mega.nz/#!zSh1jIjLKey: !Ndb5vrA0IYutCGsI7JUatwo5fRcsSMu-hZm_57ir-D0
The Message is a 1976 epic historical drama film directed by Moustapha Akkad, chronicling the life and times of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.In accordance with Islamic law, director Moustapha Akkad's biopic of Mohammad never actually depicts the prophet himself, but rather outlines his story through the lives of certain cardinal figures in his life. Abu Sofyan (Michael Ansara), the leader of Mecca, Mohammad's uncle, Hamza (Anthony Quinn), and others chronicle the persecution of the earliest Muslims, their escape to Medina and their eventual victorious return to Mecca under the prophet's leadership.In English. 2h 57min.IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074896/Link: https://mega.nz/#!Hb4hwA5KKey: !pWvQ6GJU7xpHjuuWrsMNp3M0Oe9gi0UqdYu_swwa8mI
Tank Brigade (Czech: Tanková brigáda) is a 1955 Czechoslovakian film made about the World War II Eastern Front conflict between German and Czechoslovakian forces.The film depicts the actions of the 1st Czechoslovak Independent Tank Armoured Brigade, with Soviet forces, who both fought their way to the Czechoslovak border, and participated in the Battle of the Dukla Pass. The film depicts the struggle for Slovakia and the successful liberation of Ostrava in Northern Moravia. One scene depicts a battle for the Miloše Sýkory bridge in Ostrava city, featuring the actual bridge. Three thousand members of the Czechoslovak People's Army participated in the film.The film is 93 minutes, in colour, and stars Otomar Krejca, Bedrich Prokos, Martin Ruzek, Julius Pantik, Jana Ditetova, Ota Sklencka, Zdenek Dite, Jiri Sovak, Rudolf Deyl ml., Jiri Vala, Miloslav Holub, Milos Nedbal, Antonin Sura.The screenplay was written by Jaroslav Klima, directed by Ivo Toman and the production company was Československý Armádní Film.Unusual for war films, it used a variety of authentic armoured vehicles used by both sides, including Russian T-34 and T-34/85s, as well as German Sturmgeschütz III, Panzer IV and a Schwimmwagen.In Czech with English subtitles.L: https://mega.nz/#!eWIXkCJaK: !6Nw1-DHv_Tmfgp_oanFSIdFQdS8NrFrnEBKqhQdgqV0
The Battle of Port Arthur;Depicts the bloody siege of the fortress Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War 1904 - 1905. In the story dominated the character Lt Takeshi Kogyo (Teruhiko Aoi), teachers, and a reserve officer who became commander of the platoon and later company. At the same time monitors the conduct of the army commander general Nogi (Tatsuya Nakadai), which was commissioned of the emperor Matsuhito(Toshirô Mifune) to the conquest of the fort. (from IMDB).In Japanese, with hardcoded English subtitles.183 mins.Link: https://mega.nz/#!re500CyLKey: 5exDq27GW9AzlM1GUOfqhI2_mtDUpoaPVSsYvg8iTu4
The Republic (Turkish: Cumhuriyet) is a 1998 Turkish historical film directed by Ziya Öztan. The film follows the political and historical events of the first years of the Republic of Turkey (1922-1933) and looks at the private life of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.In Turkish with English subtitles. In five parts, each from 45-50 m. Link:https://mega.nz/#F!fHRTSSgYKey:!tRy53HutuKFyfUXQKXgTbw
On the Mountain of Tai Hang (Chinese: 太行山上; pinyin: Tài Háng shān shàng) is a 2005 Chinese film about the newly formed Eighth Route Army, led by general commander Zhu De, marching east cross the Yellow River to form Mount Tai Hang military region during the Second Sino-Japanese War. It was produced by the People's Liberation Army-associated August First Film Studio and directed by Wei Lian, Shen Dong and Chen Jian. The film stars Wang Wufu (as Zhu De), Lu Qi (as Deng Xiaoping).In Mandarin with English Subtitles. 1h 57m.L: https://mega.nz/#!SDxlGKLKK: !YxVSsvEesizAEXB0M0gisX2UMW_FroVCp0AwE2bDeis
Starring: TSUGAWA MasahikoIWASHITA Shima, TAMURA RyoKUROSAWA Toshio, KUSABUE MitsukoDirected by: SHIGEMITSU YukuhikoThe pivotal Battle of Sekigahara, which signaled the end of the Toyotomi as rulers of Japan and led to the rise of the Tokugawa shogunate which ruled the nation for almost 300 years is the subject of the exciting first episode of what was to become NHK's Taiga Drama for the year 2000. Re-mastered in glorious 16:9 anamorphic widescreen, this stand-alone special presentation is filled with exciting action scenes as the grand battle plays out in bloody violence. An all-star cast including such stalwarts as Tsugawa Masahiko, Iwashita Shima, Tamura Ryo, Kurosawa Toshio and Kusabue Mitsuko bring history to life on an epic scale!84 min. In Japanese with English Subtitles. Link: https://mega.nz/#!vG4R0KCRKey: !erZny_6oqWmoP7Jk-Nulp2pHgp0ahuPf1SO2Y6gpgnk
And Quiet Flows the Don;Based on the novel by Mikhail Sholokhov, this sprawling epic chronicles the life of Grigori (Elina Bystritskaya), a Cossack who lives in the Don River valley during the early 20th century. When Grigori begins an affair with the married Aksiniya (Pyotr Glebov), a feud between two families begins, and it plays out during a particularly unstable time in Russian politics. As their romance blossoms, it is threatened by the outbreak of World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution.Russian with English Subtitles. 5h 30m. In two parts.Link:https://mega.nz/#F!SPRhFCiaKey:!4GMsGrCuXnUycypacV_h-w
The Deluge;During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz.https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072021/In Polish with English Subtitles. 4 hr 47 min. Divided into 2 Parts.Part 1:K: https://mega.nz/#!PXhAxCjJL: !Zi-oOp0lk3Mk9QJoxDniUmpXo0fb9H6cK_cPQfvcOTsPart 2:K: https://mega.nz/#!Sf5ASAbKL: !BZVMKqV5QYVjRK0aLVYMU-hcIrsk7sTgKdKFIhfGxsk
Colonel Wolodyjowski;In 1668 Polish colonel Michael Wolodyjowski, who recently retired to a monastery, is recalled to active duty and takes charge of Poland's eastern frontier defenses against invading Tatar hordes and Ottoman armies.160 min. In Polish with English Subtitles. In 2 Parts.Part 1:K: https://mega.nz/#!eX4gxKDbL: !weUxQkXgBsF6aN_iZWnebCXFSN_9cqExh9UDqyNXyIEPart 2:K: https://mega.nz/#!XahSgA4SL: !hTL84TKAA_kckmFQwRMEmsNyPfN84-IhA67_6rrO9n8
They Fought for Their Country (Russian: Oни cpaжaлиcь зa Poдинy, translit. Oni srazhalis' za Rodinu) is a 1975 Soviet war film based on the eponymous novel written by Mikhail Sholokhov and directed by Sergei Bondarchuk. It was entered into the 1975 Cannes Film Festival. The film is the story of a Soviet platoon fighting a rearguard action during the German drive on Stalingrad. In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Red army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating soviet troops cross the bridge. While they move back to the Russian territory through the countryside, the soldiers show their companionship, sentiments, fears and heroism to defend their motherland.The film is based on the eponymous book by Mikhail Sholokhov. Action is set in Russia in July of 1942 during the Second World War. The advancing Nazi Armies are approaching Stalingrad. The Russians are exhausted and outnumbered. But in a bloody battle the invading Nazi Armies are stopped at Stalingrad.Russian with English Subtitles. 2h 16m, split into two parts.L: https://mega.nz/#F!WPhlCYoYK: !IYFcGNcUoQUy9hxUweIr7g
Lion of the Desert is a 1981 Libyan historical action film starring Anthony Quinn as Libyan tribal leader Omar Mukhtar, a Bedouin leader fighting the Regio Esercito (Italian Royal Army) in the years leading up to World War II, and Oliver Reed as Italian General Rodolfo Graziani, who attempted to defeat Mukhtar. It was directed by Moustapha Akkad and funded by the government under Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.English language. 2h 32m.L: https://mega.nz/#!3GpRmQ6BK: !ahR1Gyv5D8VzkiNebeXcCIj-6OkwZ9YcOJ5yoI0q2mg
Taikoki: The Story of Hideyoshi;Running Time: 240 mins. approx. Starring: Kyohei Shibata, Keiko Matsuzaka, Yuko Natori, Hiroki Matsukata, Muga Takewaki, Shinichi (Sonny) Chiba Directed by: Kihachi Okamoto One of Japan's great film directors, Okamoto Kihachi has brought his magic touch to television in one of the greatest stories of rags to riches in Japanese history. Rising from the lowliest of country samurai to the heights of power as Taiko, Toyotomi Hideyoshi is one of the pivotal figures of the Sengoku Jidai (Era of Warring Clans). With equal mixtures of humor, powerful battles, and stunning swordsmanship, this highly entertaining 2 part historical drama is not to be missed! Starring the charismatic Shibata Kyohei as Saru (Monkey) the funny-looking, but incredibly talented youth who would rise like an eagle to the seat of power, and supplemented with an outstanding supporting cast including Matsukata Hiroki as Oda Nobunaga (the first great Warlord of Japan) and Sonny Chiba as the treacherous Akechi Mitsuhide. With battles staged by the world famous Japan Action Club (JAC) this is a unique look at one of the most famous figures in Japanese history. Japanese with English Subtitles.https://mega.nz/#F!uaYVUaga!0yW_vLzZH_-GYlclKI_wVA
Denver and Rio Grande (1952)Denver and Rio Grande is a Technicolor western film, directed by Byron Haskin and released by Paramount Pictures in 1952. The film is a dramatization of the building of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, which was chartered in 1870. It was filmed in the summer of 1951 on location on actual D&RG track (now the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad) near Durango, Colorado.magnet:?xt=urn:btih:dad3dcb73345fa7ce9d7658cce70d64c75062db7&dn=Denver%20and%20Rio%20Grande%20(West%201952)%20Ed%20O%27Brien%20720p%20BrRip&tr=udp%3a%2f%2ftracker.leechers-paradise.org%3a6969%2fannounce&tr=udp%3a%2f%2f9.rarbg.com%3a2710%2fannounce&tr=udp%3a%2f%2ftracker.coppersurfer.tk%3a6969%2fannounce&tr=udp%3a%2f%2ftracker.opentrackr.org%3a1337%2fannounce&tr=udp%3a%2f%2fexplodie.org%3a6969%2fannounce&tr=udp%3a%2f%2ftracker.zer0day.to%3a1337%2fannouncepls seed
can't find Triumph of the Will in a decent quality after the purge a few months ago.
>>892571holy cow, I remember when our teacher made us watch this back in high school. I should totally rewatch it, thanks OP.
>>893005https://mega.nz/#!TrIARARa!s9G6sgJc3Ay5DJXM_QiSBmBU6JST0NsA-E5yZ4yVNt4here it is in a decent quality
Now this is a thread full of good shit.
>>893116thanks anon. I may not agree with it it but it's important it doesn't get whitewashed from the face of the internet.
>>892578Just finished watching it.This was awesome! The set pieces are great and seems pretty authentic. I like how they humanized the Russians as well. Especially where they hold a temporary truce while they bury the dead. I'm surprised nobody outside of Japan really knows about it. Highly recommend it.Thanks, anon!
When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and the country itself is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter.In Dutch with English Subtitles. 2h 3m.L: https://mega.nz/#!LD4z0QxYK: !VcHSGHk79oyXvObegKV9-dXPQ4HSbl33OF0v982myf0
>>893198You're welcome. It is a pity how so many great non-English language films languish in obscurity.
If you approach war films with only your own eyes, you may not see the dog you have in that fight. But a good film can make you feel that even a Japanese, a Dutchman or a Polish soldier can be made real to you. Such is the power of film, and of this thread.
>>893205We should try and spread the word. Just post snippets of the footage using webm.
Khartoum is a 1966 film written by Robert Ardrey and directed by Basil Dearden. It stars Charlton Heston as British Gen. Charles "Chinese" Gordon and Laurence Olivier as the Mahdi (Muhammad Ahmed), with a supporting cast that includes Richard Johnson and Ralph Richardson. The film is based on historical accounts of Gordon's defence of the Sudanese city of Khartoum from the forces of the Mahdist army, during the Siege of Khartoum. The opening and closing are narrated by Leo Genn.https://mega.nz/#F!um4yHSia!68WGaAcYASrZoapQMhAIEw?Pv5XGL4R
Jan Hus is a 1954 Czechoslovak film about Jan Hus, an early Christian reformer who stood against the corruption of the Church in the Bohemian lands, and whose death would lead to a national uprising by the Czechs.Part 1 of the Hussite Trilogy. This trilogy will be of interest to medieval history fans as well as those who have played Kingdom Come: Deliverance.https://mega.nz/#!LfBRDQpQ!_wMrmcOZAlK58PvqVTaXEOEMhZz-DYUIUpZ_v6vQdGY
It's 1419 in Prague and things are tense after the death of Czech hero Jan Hus. The corrupt leadership of the city is violently overthrown, and the rebels elect the experienced general and nobleman Jan Zizka as their leader. But, the revolution is still not over, as the Pope and Emperor rally their forces for a crusade against the Hussites.https://mega.nz/#!COJFgaKa!W6hGGMEs0WaCRdju4UMQIcvl5qJE0bqTG18-RUKDj0M
The only thing making me angry in this thread is that these are on Mega instead of torrent. It keeps giving me a download cap warning. Will some anon upload these in torrent form? I promise to seed these at least 5 to 1.
>>893505>>893506Against All (1957) is the last chapter of the Hussite Trilogy, depicting the struggle of the Hussites against the forces of the Holy Roman Emperor which culminated in the famed Battle of Vítkov Hill.https://mega.nz/#!2DAjhQTa!YTOgZOwOXRQbWhlYgHcss_QLNgFlePM28n7kTjFt7Nw
>>893507Sorry, I've been uploading these to MEGA using a university network which I can't use torrents on. Anyones welcome to reupload everything I post as torrents.
hows the quality of these? it looks like they arent original untouched dvd rips because the files are too small.
>>892573Thats a movie adaptation of a book dude, historical event yes, but take it with a grain of salt
>>893518I used Handbrake to rip them from the DVD's. They are all of a dvd quality, but not from remastered sources.
>>893523Historical setting, not a literal historical account. All the films have fictional elements, to varying degrees.